Pronunciation: (mag-nōl'yu, -nō'lē-u),[key] —n. 1. any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia, having large, usually fragrant flowers and an aromatic bark, much cultivated for ornament. Cf. magnolia family. 2. the blossom of any such shrub or tree, as of the evergreen magnolia tree: the state flower of Louisiana and Mississippi.
Pronunciation: (mag-nōl'yu, -nō'lē-u),[key] —n. a city in SW Arkansas. 11,909.